The Royal Oak
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Kids activities or Babysitting
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... was a family trip to the viking city of York. We took advantage of the excellent Park and Ride arrangements and arrived very effortlessly at foot of the Castle - attractively round and very cosy (according to my mum!). The views of the city from the top were fantastic. Then we were off to the Jorvik Viking Centre. The 40 min queue proved very worthwhile as you are treated to a feast of information delivered in a really entertaining and interesting way. Just like the ...
... tour of the Minster and to go up to the top of the tower. Our tower time was at 1, so we had a little time to kill before we had to meet for that. Chris showed me several spots in the Cathedral that he loved, including a really interesting shrine to war that read "As Dying As Behold We Live." Chris also showed me a really cool, and probably often overlooked piece of art in the Minster. Along the ceiling of the main nave, there are blue panels ...
... just 8 books but that is a lot for him, probably more fiction than he has read since Grammar School. Ballroom dancing was something we had wished to develop and whilst we did learn a few steps of the Rumba we were not able to progress further. The dance classes were very full, sometimes with about 200 people present. The style on offer was rather showy or competition based rather than the more functional and pragmatic social style we were looking for. Dancing with ...
... I have been in a little DWTS witthrawal since the final a couple of weeks ago so I enjoyed it. By the way, I wonder how they manage to have Len and Bruno appear in LA on Monday and Tuesday and appear in London on Saturday and Sunday - seems impossible, but they seem to manage somehow.
Looks like we are going to have fine weather (cold, but dry) so we are making lists of places we want to visit before the wet (or snowy) weather returns.
... that pesky Henry VIII and his reformation and by the mid 1550's the place was looted and in ruins. They stand today as they were left 450 yrs ago. They ruins and 800 acres were bought and sold a couple of times through the 1700's and now are part of the National Trust and a World Heritage Sight.
There was a classroom of school kids all dressed in the wool robes trailing around ...